Old Hickory Cleaver 7" Carbon Steel Blade - 7060
OH767: 7" Cleaver
Ontario Knife Company
American Handcrafted. This cleaver has high carbon steel blades and genuine hickory wood handles. The blade is tempered and hand ground to retain sharpness, and the handle is flame burnt and buffed for a unique antiqued finish. 7" cleaver.
Ontario Knife has been manufacturing "Old Hickory" kitchen knives for over 100 years - in fact since 1889. The "Old Hickory" knives have stood the test of time and proved themselves as the best carbon steel kitchen knife sold today. Each "Old Hickory" knife is made with 1095 carbon steel, fully heat treated and tempered to provide a razor sharp cutting edge which is easily sharpened when needed. The knives are fitted with an attractive hardwood handle branded "Old Hickory" and secured with brass compression rivets.
Overall Length 12 in (30 cm)
Blade Length 7.5 in (19 cm)
Blade Thickness 0.1 in (0.25 cm)
Blade Color Silver
Grind Full Flat Bevel
Edge Type Plain
Hardness 50-55 HRC
Handle Color Brown
Made in the USA
UPC Code: 071721070603
An excellent hard use steel, 1095 is a primary choice for camping and larger fixed blade knives for its extreme toughness and ability to hold an edge. Corrosion resistance is very limited with this steel (it will rust) and most blades come with a coating to prevent premature rusting.
This product is USA born and raised.
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.